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    Can my manual passenger seat be converted to power - '04 CTS

    Typically I don't post in forums, but everyone on here seems knowledgable and very cool, so it's been fun reading some of the responses. With that said, I recently bought an 04 CTS. Turns out the car I thought I was getting was spec'd differently. I thought I was getting a car with the luxury package (dealer had one in stock), sans sunroof, but the car he sold me was the base package. To make up for the mistake, he threw in a wire mesh grill, stainless exhaust tips, full wood package, a rear spoiler, and a pinstripe, which normally I would hate, but this one works. Not too mention a blow-out price on the car itself. (any thoughts on if he did the right thing would be appreciated) Anyway, the manual passenger seat bothers me, especially in such a gorgeous car. Can anything be done, it looks like the wiring is there.

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    Re: Can my manual passenger seat be converted to power - '04 CTS

    Quote Originally Posted by cvelo
    Typically I don't post in forums, but everyone on here seems knowledgable and very cool, so it's been fun reading some of the responses. With that said, I recently bought an 04 CTS. Turns out the car I thought I was getting was spec'd differently. I thought I was getting a car with the luxury package (dealer had one in stock), sans sunroof, but the car he sold me was the base package. To make up for the mistake, he threw in a wire mesh grill, stainless exhaust tips, full wood package, a rear spoiler, and a pinstripe, which normally I would hate, but this one works. Not too mention a blow-out price on the car itself. (any thoughts on if he did the right thing would be appreciated) Anyway, the manual passenger seat bothers me, especially in such a gorgeous car. Can anything be done, it looks like the wiring is there.
    lol that's exactly what happened to me. There was a silver cts sitting outside and i asked for exact same car in white instead of bringing me the same car they brought me the base.

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    Re: Can my manual passenger seat be converted to power - '04 CTS

    Quote Originally Posted by cvelo
    Typically I don't post in forums, but everyone on here seems knowledgable and very cool, so it's been fun reading some of the responses. With that said, I recently bought an 04 CTS. Turns out the car I thought I was getting was spec'd differently. I thought I was getting a car with the luxury package (dealer had one in stock), sans sunroof, but the car he sold me was the base package. To make up for the mistake, he threw in a wire mesh grill, stainless exhaust tips, full wood package, a rear spoiler, and a pinstripe, which normally I would hate, but this one works. Not too mention a blow-out price on the car itself. (any thoughts on if he did the right thing would be appreciated) Anyway, the manual passenger seat bothers me, especially in such a gorgeous car. Can anything be done, it looks like the wiring is there.
    Well, I can't say that it was fair that they did not provide you with the car you wanted. The 1SB package contains the Memory package which you can't really add afterward. However, if you are happy with the settlement, then ultimately it was a good deal...

    As for the seat, I believe you could add it, but you're best bet would be to find a complete passenger seat. The motors and parts (to include a complete new frame) over the counter is extremely expensive mainly because it's not at "accessory" pricing...

    Or you could always post on here for someone with the B package and single who wouldn't mind the extra money for the swap since they won't use their passenger seat...
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    Re: Can my manual passenger seat be converted to power - '04 CTS

    hmn. i too was wondering the same things about convertion. i randomly discovered bunch of wires under the passenger seat and been wondering what they are ever since. does anyone know what i am talking about? for awhile, i thought maybe every car came ready to become a power seat... lol.. you just have to hook those wire up to something than it'll magically work.

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    Re: Can my manual passenger seat be converted to power - '04 CTS

    Why does GM does this? To save a bit of coin?
    I had a 98 Grand Prix with leather and power and heated driver seat, and the passanger seat was manual and not heated. End up putting a heater in the seat.
    My 03 Sirrea SLE has power drive seat but manual passenger seat.
    It really pisses off the wife to sit in passenger and have it manual

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    Re: Can my manual passenger seat be converted to power - '04 CTS

    Quote Originally Posted by airbalancer
    Why does GM does this? To save a bit of coin?
    I had a 98 Grand Prix with leather and power and heated driver seat, and the passanger seat was manual and not heated. End up putting a heater in the seat.
    My 03 Sirrea SLE has power drive seat but manual passenger seat.
    It really pisses off the wife to sit in passenger and have it manual
    it's not only gm who does this

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    Re: Can my manual passenger seat be converted to power - '04 CTS

    Quote Originally Posted by airbalancer
    Why does GM does this? To save a bit of coin?
    I had a 98 Grand Prix with leather and power and heated driver seat, and the passanger seat was manual and not heated. End up putting a heater in the seat.
    My 03 Sirrea SLE has power drive seat but manual passenger seat.
    It really pisses off the wife to sit in passenger and have it manual
    Because many people are single, or only ever drive the car alone...I personally don't want to pay extra to have a power seat which is never used. I'm glad there is a handle on the floor where I can reach it and pull it up from the driver's side rather than have to reach all the way over the seat for the power controls...
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    Re: Can my manual passenger seat be converted to power - '04 CTS

    i like that they give you the option. sometimes i wish they'd put more things as options. a lot of times you have to pay extra for a bunch of things i don't just to get one thing i want. but obviously that wouldn't be very cost effective.

    about the seats, personally i like having power on both. it's nice to be able to give your passenger a little bit of luxury.

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    Re: Can my manual passenger seat be converted to power - '04 CTS

    Quote Originally Posted by miscreant
    Because many people are single, or only ever drive the car alone...I personally don't want to pay extra to have a power seat which is never used. I'm glad there is a handle on the floor where I can reach it and pull it up from the driver's side rather than have to reach all the way over the seat for the power controls...
    It will be hard to pick up the ladies if they do not have nice place to sit :coolgleam

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